West Wetlands

West Wetlands is a nice decent size park complex with play areas, picnic areas, and at the east end there is a fishing pond. It also provides one of the few improved boat launches on the lower river (Morelos Division) with boat trailer parking near the ramp. If you launch into the river at West Wetlands…

PAAC Pond

If you want a nicely manicured “park” pond with a paved liesurely strolling path this is the one for you. I’m not sure of the management of this pond, but it was originally stocked with sunfish for forage, and gets period winter stockings of trout. Being part of the Pacific Avenue Athletic Center its near sporting…

The Imperial Division (Imperial Reservoir) – Martinez???

When most people who don’t live in Yuma say they are going to the river at Yuma or they are going to Martinez they mean they plan to spend some time on the Imperial Division of the Colorado River. Technically Imperial Reservoir, but its more river than reservoir. This section stretches from Imperial Dam to Palo…